Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

CORPORAL
CHARLES BROWN, USMC
(DECEASED) 

Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order

Born: 1849 in New York, New York

Enlisted: 27 June 1870 aboard U.S.S. Ashuelot in Hong Kong, China

Medal of Honor awarded: 8 February 1872*

Rank at time of award: Corporal

Separation from Service: Deserted 12 October 1871

Date of Death: Unknown

Burial: Unknown


* No evidence Medal of Honor was ever presented. Cpl Brown deserted before medal was approved.